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Address: Palm Canyon Drive between Baristo and Amado, Downtown, Palm Springs, CA
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The place to meet new friends is at this old-fashioned street fair with...

The place to meet new friends is at this old-fashioned street fair with sidewalk performers, musicians, farmer's market, gifts and lots of food.

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EVERY Thursday walking fun

Seeing all the vendors and their wares is somewhat like a flea market but more upscale with lots of art dealers. The free bus makes it great to have a night out without worrying... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
nobatesmotels
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Garden Valley, California
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Colleyville, Texas
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319 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Every Thursday there is an approximately 5 block long street fair. It is your typical food booths with items like soap, jewelry and other crafts and art work. A great way to spend the evening and parking is free in the garages.

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Thank Mitch M
Garden Valley, California
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Seeing all the vendors and their wares is somewhat like a flea market but more upscale with lots of art dealers. The free bus makes it great to have a night out without worrying about parking and drinking and driving

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Thank nobatesmotels
Martintown
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111 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Many stalls with varied crafts and food, but many seemed a bit cliché. Still it was fun to see the people and spend an evening outdoors.

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Thank Luapekralc
Tucson, Arizona
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fun to see the art work of so many talented people. Good music. People watching. Plenty of restaurants and pubs when tired of strolling.

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Thank Laura L
London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Something to do but just lots of street food and touristy stuff for sale. I have been dragged to worse

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Thank Clive59
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went down there on Thursday not expecting much, but it was wonderful. We got there early, which is a must, because the parking is a challenge and as the night got going it was packed! The food is good and the arts are very unique!!

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Thank Retiredhappily2015
Cary, il
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89 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in PS on a Thursday Night this is a must do. Unique vendors from all over the area. Great food vendor, live music and many things to buy and see.

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Thank a1searcher
Sonoma, California
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192 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice visitor attraction for a Thursday evening in fine weather. Nothing unique that you have not seen before, just all together in 1/2 mile stroll. Don't miss it. You can park a mile or so to the south near a Buzz sign, hop on and ride downtown. Return to your car until 1am.

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Thank BoulderNut
Palm Springs, California
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just know it as the street fair? But since I've moved here I go almost every Thursday. I love the hand crafted gifts and the friendly crowds of shoppers and tourists. They block a portion of Palm Canyon drive off to traffic and numerous vents pitch their tents and hock their goods . awesome event.

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Thank BobR2012
Willamette Valley, Oregon
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This weekly event spans approximately 5 city blocks in length. There are more artistic booths here than at the nearby collage of the desert event and this event has more of a festive carnival like atmosphere. Allow about two hours and parking is challenging so allow time for a two or three block hike just to get here.

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